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President Joe Biden’s plans for student loan cancellation, as well as his decision to end the pause on federally-held student loan payments and interest accrual, have been complicated by legal challenges over the last few days.
The Department of Education (ED) on Monday released a letter listing recommendations colleges could take to use unspent COVID-19 relief money in order to expand career programs and pathways for students.
Blue Icon Advisors' next Let's Talk session — focusing on managing the ebb and flow of the financial aid cycle — is coming up this Thursday, November 17. The event is free to NASFAA members, but you must register in advance. Let's Talk meets every month and gives practicing financial aid professionals the opportunity to engage with peers, learn from presenters and each other, share information, and discuss best practices. Check the schedule to see more upcoming Let's Talk topics.
Trellis’ Student Financial Wellness Survey (SFWS) is implemented each fall and covers a broad range of topics, including financial behaviors and decision-making, financial knowledge, paying for college, financial security, basic needs security, and mental health. The survey allows for the exploration of the connection between student finances and student success. Participation in the SFWS is free and all participating institutions receive a school-level report of findings. Join us at 2:00 p.m. ET today as Trellis provides an overview of some of the findings from the fall 2021 survey. Register now.